The University of Aberdeen Founded in 1495, making it the third-oldest university in Scotland and the fifth-oldest in the UK. Five Nobel Prize winners are associated with the University and students electing to study at Aberdeen would be joining a varied and thriving community of around 12,000 students from around the world.
This institute offers first-class learning resources situated on a beautiful campus. On the main campus, you will find ancient buildings side by side with modern, newly refurbished laboratories, excellent computing facilities, and the latest library technology. Social and sporting facilities are of a high standard with over 150 sports clubs and societies available for students to join.
Teaching at the University of Aberdeen is organized across 12 schools which encompass a broad range of disciplines.
Undergraduate and postgraduate students benefit by being taught by academic staff who are active in research, many involved in international collaborations at the forefront of discovery in their respective disciplines, focused on finding answers to the issues facing our society and economy today.
University of Aberdeen Ranking
Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide (UK) – 20
Guardian University League Table (UK) – 20
Complete University Guide (UK) – 38
Times Higher Education (UK/World) – 22 / 158
QS World Rankings (UK/World) – 28 / 205
University of Aberdeen Admission Requirements
Intermediate with 75%+ with 75% average in Major subjects
A 3-A level passes with good grades
for Medicine: Intermediate students are not eligible, GCE A-levels, and International Baccalaureate students are eligible.
Students who are not eligible to apply for direct entry to Year 1 can apply for the Foundation Course which is offered on campus in the International Study Centre which is maintained by the Study Group.
Students will need to complete a 4-year bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 2.6 GPA / 60%+
Requirements may vary from program to program.
English Language Requirements
IELTS: Listening – 5.5, Reading – 5.5, Speaking – 5.5, Writing – 6.0, Overall – 6.0
For Medicine: Listening – 5.5, Reading – 5.5, Speaking – 7.0, Writing – 6.0, Overall – 7.0
Postgraduate: Listening – 5.5, Reading – 5.5, Speaking – 5.5, Writing – 6.0, Overall – 6.5
TOEFL: Listening – 17, Reading – 18, Speaking – 20, Writing – 21, Overall – 78
For Medicine: Listening – 21, Reading – 22, Speaking – 28, Writing – 21, Overall – 100
Postgraduate: Listening –17, Reading -18, Speaking- 20, Writing – 21, Overall – 90
PTE Academic: Listening–59, Reading–59, Speaking–59, Writing – 59, Overall – 59 or above
Postgraduate: Listening–59, Reading–59, Speaking–59, Writing–59, Overall – 62
University of Aberdeen Tuition Fees
University of Aberdeen tuition fees for international students are:
Business: 19,800 GBP / Year
Engineering: 20,700 – 22,800 GBP / Year
Science: 22,800 GBP / Year
Arts: 18000- 19,800 GBP / Year
Physiology: 22,800 (with placement year)
Bachelors of Law & computing: 19,800 GBP / Year
Business: 22,400 – 25,100 GBP / Year
Engineering: 25,100 GBP / Year
Science: 25,100 GBP / Year
Arts: Master of Film, Visual Culture & Arts Management: 22,400 GBP / Year
Engineering Management: 25,100 GBP / Year
Renewable Energy: 25,100 GBP / Year
Environmental Science: 25,100 GBP / Year
Environmental Management: 25,100 GBP / Year
Data Science: 25,100 GBP / Year
M Business Analytics: 27000 GBP / Year
University of Aberdeen Fee MBA: 27000 GBP / Year
MBA Energy Management: 27,000 GBP / Year
Master of Social Science: 22,400 GBP / Year
Master of Public Health: 25,100 GBP / Year
University of Aberdeen Scholarships
University of Aberdeen scholarships for international students is:
Aberdeen Global Scholarship
£1,000 tuition fee discount for U.G International students
£3,000 tuition fee discount for Masters’ international student
you do not need to apply for this scholarship, all eligible students will receive the scholarship as a fee discount.
Undergraduate South Asia Scholarship
Students from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and the Maldives
£5,000 tuition fee discount available to eligible self-funded undergraduate students
You do not need to apply separately for this scholarship. Your application for the study will be automatically checked for eligibility for the scholarship when you apply. All eligible students will receive the scholarship as a fee discount applications deadlines for international students (30th June 2022) commencing their studies in September 2022.